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Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 10:13 Any new version of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without the United States (US) must be brought back to Parliament for scrutiny and examination, whether Bill English […]

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National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation James Shaw MP on Monday, May 22, 2017 – 10:58 The Government was told in 2011 by its own Savings Working Group that property investment enjoyed unfair tax advantages over savings, but National has consistently ignored the advice […]

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Solving child poverty critical for mental health

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Solving child poverty critical for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Solving child poverty critical for mental health Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 10:14 A report released today shows that tackling child poverty is critical to improving the mental health outcomes of our young people, the Green Party said today. The Child […]

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Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Water bottling hits new low on West Coast Eugenie Sage MP on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 12:16 New Zealand’s water bottling saga has reached a new low with the West Coast Regional Council shutting the public out of its decision to grant consents allowing […]

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Children in care need to be kept safe

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Children in care need to be kept safe

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Children in care need to be kept safe Jan Logie MP on Monday, May 15, 2017 – 12:02 The Children’s Commissioner’s third State of Care report paints a damning picture of the treatment of children placed in state care, the Green Party said today. “The […]

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Feed the Kids

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Feed the Kids

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Feed the Kids While in Whangarei last week, I had the pleasure of meeting Buddhi Manta from the Hare Krishna movement whose cafe is making lunch for some schools in Whangarei. His group have been feeding up to 1,000 primary school kids at local schools for […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. We […]

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Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric Hundreds of children are being made to suffer because of a surge in benefit sanctions being applied by the National Government. Figures came out this week showing that there has been a 50% increase in people with dependent children […]

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Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – well social […]

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Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease Jan Logie MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 10:58 The ‘secure care’ that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. The widespread use of seclusion […]

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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one […]

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Empowering New Zealand

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Empowering New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Empowering New Zealand Yesterday the Green Party launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. It’s all about empowering consumers. Energy has always been important to the Greens. In fact, the green movement formed around the Manapouri power […]

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Greens launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Greens launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens launch plan for cheaper and cleaner electricity Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 11:10 The Green Party has today launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. The Empowering New Zealand comprehensive plan for […]

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A step towards women being paid fairly

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on A step towards women being paid fairly

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A step towards women being paid fairly Yesterday’s announcement that carers in the aged care and community support sectors will finally have their pay lifted in line with pay equity principles is a breakthrough for women’s human rights. Kristine Bartlett, the carer with decades of […]

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The hard truth about that soft drink ad

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The hard truth about that soft drink ad

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The hard truth about that soft drink ad I am relieved that Pepsi has pulled its ridiculous commercial that obscenely co-opted the #BlackLivesMatter movement. At the very least, it was an awkward failure that tried too hard to be something it could never be. At […]

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Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Solar Panel Opening at Cancer Society House Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, March 31, 2017 – 09:09 Kia ora It’s great to be here with you all today to share in the celebration. I always like to start at the beginning. In a book a […]

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Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Next stop on Swimmable Rivers Tour – Manawatū River Tomorrow we embark on the next leg of our swimmable rivers campaign. We are going up to the Manawatū region to learn more about a mighty Manawatū river. This river has been listed as one of […]

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Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Selling off state houses is a breach of our human values The government wants to sell 2,500 state houses in Christchurch this year, in the middle of a housing crisis with a shortage of affordable houses and record levels of homelessness. This is a slap […]

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Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6 Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, March 17, 2017 – 10:10 Kia ora, Mr Chair, ki a koutou, kia ora. I would like to rise to speak to Part 6 of this bill, and in particularly the […]

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Pay women more, pretty simple

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pay women more, pretty simple

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pay women more, pretty simple Māori women are paid 22% less than men. Pacific women are paid 26% less than men. These are pay gaps driven by sexism and bias.  These are pay gaps that have real impacts on women’s lives. Having less income to […]

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